A man who allegedly shouted “Allah hu Akbar” before stabbing an Italian soldier has been detained by police.
The suspect attacked the patroling soldier from the back with a letter opener, causing the victim to suffer light injuries to the neck. Other troopers then apprehended and disarmed the man before handing him over to the police.
Italian anti-terrorism officials are investigating a 23-year-old man suspected of stabbing an army corporal outside Milan’s main train station, Italian media reported on Tuesday. The suspect attacked the patroling soldier from the back with a letter opener, causing the victim to suffer light injuries to the neck.
ANSA described the man as an irregular migrant from Yemen. Witnesses said he had shouted “Allahu Akbar” (Allah is greatest) during his arrest.
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